Important dates

Nominations for the 2020 Alberta Agriculture Hall of Fame are now closed. New inductees will be announced in the fall.

Overview

The Alberta Agriculture Hall of Fame was created in 1951 to recognize individuals on a biennial cycle who have made significant contributions to the agriculture and food industry and to the development and sustainability of rural life in Alberta.

Alberta Agriculture and Forestry ceremonially inducts up to 3 individuals every 2 years. The Selection Panel is appointed by the Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Forestry and is comprised of a cross-section of panellists representing Alberta's agriculture industry.

Nominations

A candidate must be nominated by 3 individuals other than members of the candidate's immediate family.

Nominators may submit a nomination on behalf of an organization or independently as individuals.

To nominate someone:

  1. Download the 2020 Alberta Agriculture Hall of Fame Nomination Form (PDF, 282 KB).
  2. Submit your application form and 3 letters of recommendation.

Electronic submissions are preferred and can be emailed to: [email protected].

Paper submissions are acceptable and can be mailed to:

Alberta Agriculture Hall of Fame
Provincial Building
#106, 4709 44 Avenue
Stony Plain, Alberta  T7Z 1N4

Evaluation

Information provided in the nomination form must stand on its own, and is the primary document used for evaluating candidates.

In addition to the completed nomination form, 3 letters of recommendation should be provided with letters not exceeding 2 pages each.

Additional information is not required nor encouraged.

Eligibility

Individuals, who have demonstrated leadership in farm, rural or commodity organizations, or in the food industry, are eligible for the Alberta Agriculture Hall of Fame. Leadership must have been demonstrated over many years at the provincial level, and the candidate must have made a significant provincewide impact on the industry as a whole.

Hall inductees

2018 inductees

Past inductees

A list of Alberta Agriculture Hall of Fame inductees since 1951 is also available.

Contact

Connect with the Alberta Agriculture Hall of Fame:

Hours: 8:15 am to 4:30 pm (open Monday to Friday, closed statutory holidays)
Phone: 780-968-3518
Toll free: 310-0000 before the phone number (in Alberta)
Email: [email protected]